They were pilloried in the latest Ikea TV ad campaign for its garden designs but they still showed up at the Chelsea Flower Show this year.
Now Ebay reports that sales of garden gnomes are up 32 per cent on its Irish auction website.
There are currently 999 different types of garden gnomes and gnome accessories available on [www.eBay.ie](http://www.ebay.ie/), with everything from a vintage German model on offer to the classic little man on a toadstool...
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